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About Raymond Tallis

Professor Raymond Tallis is a gerontologist, writer and philosopher. He is a specialist in the neurology of old age and has written about Parmenide, medical ethics and consciousness amongst much else.

Articles by Raymond Tallis

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A tale of deceit, weakness and greed

Professor Raymond Tallis gives a talk based on his best-selling "NHS SOS - how the NHS was betrayed and how we can save it." Talk hosted by Stockport NHS Watch and Keep Our NHS Public.

Brains are the means of access to communities of mind

Brains are at best only necessary conditions for consciousness, and neuro imaging will not provide any special access to self-knowledge. That requires examination of the world created by embodied communities of meaning-making minds.
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